- He was born in Germany, and started playing piano from a young age
- Zimmer never went to college jumping straight into the music industry by playing piano and synthesizer for the Buggles.
- During this time, he began composing and eventually found people wanting his music for movies for hit films.
- From this, his career escalated and is widely considered the most popular soundtrack composer today.
- Awards: Critics Choice for Best Composer, Academy Award for Best Original Score, BMI Film Music Award and many more
Film That Started Their Career
- The Amazing Spider-man 2
- The Da Vinci Code
- Pirates of the Caribbean (various films)
- Sherlock Holmes
Characteristics of Soundtrack Music
- Usually consists of an orchestra
- Music usually represents what is happening in the movie/tv show.
- Can sometimes have a choir or vocals
Brief Summary of Inception
S- piano, percussion, strings, brass, electric guitar
H- percussion, brass, electric guitar
M- piano, strings
R- slow, in 4
G- soft, moderate, loud, soft
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